Java Testing with Spock: A good (and sometimes Groovy) guide to using this powerful testing framework – #programming #java

Java Testing with Spock Konstantinos Kapelonis Manning, paperback   Spock, the author states, is “a comprehensive testing framework for Java (and Groovy) code that can help you automate the boring, repetitive, and manual process of testing a software application. Spock is comprehensive because it’s a union of existing testing libraries”—specifically JUnit, Mockito and JBehave. It … Continue reading Java Testing with Spock: A good (and sometimes Groovy) guide to using this powerful testing framework – #programming #java

Groovy in Action, Second Edition – A hefty how-to guide newly updated for Groovy 2.4 – #programming #bookreview

Groovy in Action, Second Edition Dierik König and Paul King, with Guillaume Laforge, Hamlet D’Arcy, Cédric Champeau, Eric Pragt and Jon Skeet Manning – paperback Groovy in Action, Second Edition, is not light reading. Indeed, the printed book weighs nearly three and a half pounds and has 880 pages. But it is great reading for anyone who wants … Continue reading Groovy in Action, Second Edition – A hefty how-to guide newly updated for Groovy 2.4 – #programming #bookreview

Gradle in Action – Had enough of Maven and Ant? Try this powerful Java build tool – #programming #bookreview

Gradle in Action Benjamin Muschko (Manning, paperback) Apache Maven and Apache Ant are perhaps the two best-known and most widely used Java build tools. But Gradle is gaining users and aficionados ( if, indeed, there can be “fans” of software build tools). And this well-prepared new book likely will help Gradle achieve even wider acceptance … Continue reading Gradle in Action – Had enough of Maven and Ant? Try this powerful Java build tool – #programming #bookreview